Benefits

Motion Picture Industry Benefits

  • For every hour worked at a IBEW Local 40 signatory studio, the employer makes contributions to the Motion Picture Pension & Health Plans in the name of each member. Click the “Learn More” button below for information regarding your Motion Picture Benefits.  
  • Members can also get support from the Motion Picture & Television Fund. Click here to learn more about this fund.
  • Note: This section is for members working under the Motion Picture “Basic Agreement”, the Universal Studios Supplemental Agreement, or the Universal Studios Special Effects Technicians Agreement. 

Inside Agreement Benefits

  • For every hour worked under the Inside Construction Agreement, signatory contractors make contributions on your behalf towards your retirement and health plans. Click here for information regarding your benefits if you are interested in the benefits while working under the Inside Construction Agreement. 

Stage Managers &
Audio Mixers Benefits 

  • Go to the Entertainment Flex Plan website regarding your benefits.

Mental & Behavioral Health

  • Maintaining good mental health is crucial for overall well-being impacting everything from relationships to productivity and quality of life.
  • Mental & Behavioral health includes our emotional, psychological, social well-being and substance abuse. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices. Mental health services include assessment, treatment, and support for a variety of mental, emotional, and substance use conditions.  
  • Members under the Motion Picture Industry Benefits Plan and the Inside Construction Agreement can receive Mental & Behavioral Health service through Optum Health.  
  • If you think you or your family member has a medical or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. 
  • Motion Picture members click here.   
  • Inside Agreement Members click here or call 866-248-4094